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The world to come - stories by Shepard, Jim, author. The world to come - stories

""Without a doubt the most ambitious story writer in America," according to The Daily Beast, Jim Shepard now delivers a new collection that spans borders and centuries with unrivaled mastery. These ten stories ring with voices belonging to--among others--English Arctic explorers in one of history's most nightmarish expeditions, a young contemporary American negotiating the shockingly underreported hazards of our crude-oil trains, eighteenth-century French balloonists inventing manned flight, and

Feb 22, 2017
Unstrung by Spinella, Laura, author. Unstrung

Even as a violin prodigy, Olivia Klein courted trouble. But when her marriage to high-stakes investor Rob Van Doren takes another wrong turn, Olivia acts out once too often. A night of bad behavior results in community service hours. Time is to be served with Theo McAdams, an inner-city teacher whose passion for music eclipses Olivias. As she inches toward a better place, life surprises Olivia in the form of her first husbandbaseball legend Sam Nash.

Feb 22, 2017
Unexpectedly hers by Beck, Jamie, author. Unexpectedly hers

"By day, bashful wallflower Emma Duffy works at her family's bed-and-breakfast. By night, she secretly pens erotic romance hot enough to melt the snow in their cozy Rockies town. But Emma's real life is about to heat up when her mother books the entire inn to a professional snowboarder, hoping the publicity will put them on the map. In a karmic twist of fate, that guest is Wyatt Lawson, the man with whom Emma had shared the secret one-night stand that became the inspiration for her novel and its

Feb 22, 2017
Spook street by Herron, Mick, author. Spook street

"What happens when an old spook starts to lose his mind? Do the Services have a retirement home for people who know too many secrets but don't remember they're secrets? Or does someone come to take care of the senile spy for good? These are the questions River Cartwright must ask himself as his grandfather--David Cartwright, a Cold War-era operative--starts to forget to wear pants, and starts believing everyone in his life is someone sent by Services to watch him. However, River has other things

Feb 22, 2017
Shining city by Rosenstiel, Tom, author. Shining city

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Feb 22, 2017
Setting free the kites by George, Alex, 1970- author. Setting free the kites

"From the author of the "lyrical and compelling" (USA Today) novel A Good American comes a powerful story of two friends and the unintended consequences of friendship, loss, and hope. For Robert Carter, life in his coastal Maine hometown is comfortably predictable. But in 1976, on his first day of eighth grade, he meets Nathan Tilly, who changes everything. Nathan is confident, fearless, impetuous--and fascinated by kites and flying. Robert and Nathan's budding friendship is forged in the crucib

Feb 22, 2017
The schooldays of Jesus by Coetzee, J. M., 1940- author. The schooldays of Jesus

From the Nobel Prize-winning author J. M. Coetzee, the haunting sequel to The Childhood of Jesus, continuing the journey of David, Simon, and Ines. "When you travel across the ocean on a boat, all your memories are washed away and you start a completely new life. That is how it is. There is no before. There is no history. The boat docks at the harbour and we climb down the gangplank and we are plunged into the here and now. Time begins." David is the small boy who is always asking questions. Sim

Feb 22, 2017
Rusty puppy by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951- author. Rusty puppy

Mismatched private detectives Hap and Leonard investigate the murder of a young black man who was conducting his own civilian investigation into the white cop who was stalking his sister.

Feb 22, 2017
Running by Hoffman, Cara, author. Running

"Running brings together an ensemble of outsiders who get by as "runners"--hustlers who sell tourists on low-end accommodations for a small commission and a place to stay. Bridey Sullivan, a young American woman who has fled a peculiar and traumatic upbringing in Washington State, takes up with a queer British couple, the poet Milo Rollack and Eton drop-out Jasper Lethe. Slipping in and out of homelessness, addiction, and under-the-table jobs, they create their own kind of family as they struggl

Feb 22, 2017
Rules of honor - a Joe Hunter thriller by Hilton, Matt, 1966- author. Rules of honor - a Joe Hunter thriller

When Rink's father is murdered, Joe Hunter vows to help his friend avenge his brutal death. Rink's mother Yukiko isn't talking, her silence governed by the Bushido tradition of giri, or moral obligation. But other people known to Yukiko are also dying, all due to a shameful secret from their past that Hunter must uncover if he hopes to end the murders. To do that rules must be broken, and Hunter doesn't care what he must break to stop the killer.

Feb 22, 2017
The principles behind flotation - a novel by Teague, Alexandra, 1974- The principles behind flotation - a novel

"When the Sea of Santiago appeared overnight in a cow pasture in Arkansas, it seemed, to some, a religious miracle. But to high school sophomore A.Z. McKinney, it's marked her chance to make history--as its first oceanographer. All she needs is to get out on the water. Her plan is easier said than done, considering the Sea's eccentric owner is only interested in its use as a tourist destination for beachgoers and devout pilgrims. Still, A.Z. is determined to uncover the secrets of the Sea--even

Feb 22, 2017
Playing with desire by Ryan, Reese, author. Playing with desire

Feb 22, 2017
A piece of the world - a novel by Kline, Christina Baker, 1964- author. A piece of the world - a novel

Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her.

Feb 22, 2017
The orphan's tale by Jenoff, Pam. The orphan's tale

Sixteen-year-old Noa, forced to give up her baby fathered by a Nazi soldier, snatches a child from a boxcar containing Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp and takes refuge with a traveling circus, where Astrid, a Jewish aerialist, becomes her mentor.

Feb 22, 2017
Old bones by Boyce, Trudy Nan, author. Old bones

"A timely and penetrating mystery about the intersection of policing, racism, and the community--set in a city at its boiling point--from an author who's been in the trenches and seen it all. A senseless act of violence. During a vigil calling for police reform, students from Spelman College, a historically black women's institution, are assaulted by rifle fire from a passing vehicle. On her way to interview witnesses, Detective Sarah "Salt" Alt confronts the fleeing vehicle of the suspects, but

Feb 22, 2017
The news from the end of the world by Miller, Emily Jeanne, author. The news from the end of the world

"A novel about the lovable but dysfunctional Lake family of Cape Cod and the four fraught days that will make or break them...Vance Lake is broke, jobless, and recently dumped. He takes refuge at his twin brother Craig's house on Cape Cod and unwittingly finds himself smack in the middle of a crisis that would test the bonds of even the most cohesive family, let alone the Lakes. Craig seethes, angry and mournful at equal turns. His exasperated wife, Gina, is on the brink of an affair. At the cen

Feb 22, 2017
The nearness of you - a novel by Ward, Amanda Eyre, 1972- author. The nearness of you - a novel

"Brilliant heart surgeon Suzette Kendall is stunned when Hyland, her husband of fifteen years, admits his yearning for a child. Suzette has always feared passing along the genes that led her mother to a mental institution. But Hyland proposes a different idea: a baby via surrogate. Dorrie is a young woman struggling to find the money to go to college. When she sees an advertisement to be a surrogate, she believes it's a sign that her destiny is to help a family have a baby and then realize her d

Feb 22, 2017
My favorite mid-life crisis (yet) by Devens, Toby. My favorite mid-life crisis (yet)

Still recovering from the discovery two years before that her husband of 26 years is gay (a revelation referred to as "The Treachery"), 54-year-old gynecologic oncologist Dr. Gwyneth Berke is resigned to a life of scientific pursuits, sulking in her luxury downtown Baltimore apartment and helping to care for her ailing father. Enter her best friends, widowed artist Kat and voluptuous entrepreneur Fleur, who coax Gwyn into dating again, a venture made easy by her looks, money and accomplishments.

Feb 22, 2017
The mother's promise by Hepworth, Sally, author. The mother's promise

All their lives, Alice Stanhope and her daughter Zoe have been a family of two, living quietly in northern California. Zoe has always struggled with crippling social anxiety and her mother has been her constant and fierce protector. With no family to speak of, and the identity of Zoe's father shrouded in mystery, their team of two works - until it doesn't. Until Alice gets sick and needs to fight for her life. Desperate to find stability for Zoe, Alice reaches out to two women who are practicall

Feb 22, 2017
Most dangerous place by Grippando, James, 1958- author. Most dangerous place

Jack signs on to defend an old school friend's wife who is accused of murdering her college rapist, but he finds the case unexpectedly complicated by the woman's tortured family history and conflicting testimony from an ex-boyfriend.

Feb 22, 2017
Like death by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893, author. Like death

"Olivier Bertin is at the height of his career as a painter. After making his name with his Cleopatra, he went on to establish himself as "the chosen painter of the Parisiennes, the most adroit and ingenious artist to reveal their grace, their figures, and their souls." And though his hair may be white, he remains a handsome, vigorous, and engaging bachelor, a prized guest at every table and salon. Anne, the comtesse de Guilleroy, is a youthful forty, the wife of a busy politician. The painter a

Feb 22, 2017
Last rites by Humphreys, John, author. Last rites

"With a practised thumb, Jack Flynt flips the cap off a bottle of Stella Artois and listens with the disciplined ear of a news reporter looking for a headline. The black antique telephone picked up in a junk shop stares at him from the small table tucked beneath the window of his Paris apartment. It has never rung before, the cables hanging frayed and lifeless from the back of the casing. Flynt reaches for the heavy receiver. A woman's voice seeps through the static pleading for her life. He sus

Feb 22, 2017
Last day on earth - stories by Puchner, Eric, author. Last day on earth - stories

From the award-winning author of Music Through the Floor and Model Home, a riveting and profoundly moving story collection by a writer uncannily in tune with the heartbreak and absurdity of domestic life ( Los Angeles Times ). A boy on the edge of adolescence fears his mother might be a robot; a psychotically depressed woman is entrusted with taking her niece and nephew trick-or-treating; a reluctant dad brings his baby to a coke-fueled party; a teenage boy tries to prevent his mother from putti

Feb 22, 2017
The keeper of lost things - a novel by Hogan, Ruth, author. The keeper of lost things - a novel

Collecting things dropped or left behind by others and writing stories about them as a tribute to the fiance´e who died the day he lost one of her keepsakes, a man bequeaths his estate to his unsuspecting assistant, who bonds with new neighbors while attempting to reunite the objects with their owners.

Feb 22, 2017
I see you by Mackintosh, Clare, author. I see you

"The author of the smash bestseller, I Let You Go, propels readers into a dark and claustrophobic thriller, in which a normal, everyday woman becomes trapped in the confines of her normal, everyday world... Every morning and evening, Zoe Walker takes the same route to the train station, waits at a certain place on the platform, finds her favorite spot in the car, never suspecting that someone is watching her... It all starts with a classified ad. During her commute home one night, while glancing

Feb 22, 2017
A horse walks into a bar by Grossman, David, author. A horse walks into a bar

"A stand-up comedian recalls some of his darkest moments and traumatic memories from childhood on stage in front of a live audience"--

Feb 22, 2017
His cowboy heart by Ryan, Jennifer, 1973- author. His cowboy heart

Feb 22, 2017
Encircling. by Tiller, Carl Frode. Encircling.

“David has lost his memory. When a newspaper ad asks his friends and family to share their memories of him, three respond: Jon, his closest friend; Silje, his teenage girlfriend; and Arvid, his estranged stepfather. Their letters reveal David’s early life in the small town of Namsos, full of teenage rebellion, the uncertainties of first love, and intense experiments in art and music. As the narrative circles ever closer to David, the letters interweave with scenes from the present day, and it be

Feb 22, 2017
The devil's due by Vali, Ali, author. The devil's due

In the sixth book of the Devil Series, Cain and Emma are now married and have retunred to a Katrina-ravaged New Orleans to await the birth of their third child. Cain's wedding gift to Emma was peace of mind with the death of Juan Luis and his mother, but Anthony Curtis is still a threat as the Luis family once did . The Casey alliance with the Jatibon and Carlotti families is strong, but there are new and old enemies, as well as the ever-present FBI that are working to bring Cain down. -- back c

Feb 22, 2017
Damage control - a Dirty money novel by Jones, Lisa Renee, author. Damage control - a Dirty money novel

"Wall Street meets the Sons of Anarchy in Damage Control, the smoldering, scorching next novel in the explosively sexy Dirty Money series from New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones. The only thing more dangerous than a dark secret is a damaged heart... Shane Brandon has been pushed to the brink, torn between his corrupt family and his explosive, all-consuming desire for Emily Stevens, who he now knows is not who, and what, she seems. Has he trusted the wrong person? Will she, not hi

Feb 22, 2017
Broker by Logan, Chuck, 1942- Broker

It's 1979. Broker has contracted with the state crime bureau for a secret, risky, undercover job that no cop could do, and it just turned into an open elevator shaft.A former foreign agent turns up dead in a remote patch of woods. A ton of contraband is in play that could have international implications. Broker knows he's as flawed and fearless as the other members of his pick-up crew, but he can't resist following the trail into a limbo world where the shadows of the powerful merge with the sha

Feb 22, 2017
Anna Karenina by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society. Set against a vast and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the contrasts of city and country life and all the variations on love and family happiness.

Feb 22, 2017
Zero to sixty by Harte, Marie, author. Zero to sixty

Feb 18, 2017
Woman No. 17 by Lepucki, Edan Woman No. 17

Feb 18, 2017
Wings of the wind by Cossette, Connilyn, author. Wings of the wind

Feb 18, 2017
Wicked abyss by Cole, Kresley, author. Wicked abyss

"He never wanted to be a beast . . . As an ungainly demon boy, Abyssian "Sian" Infernas had his heart shattered by a treacherous fey beauty. When he grew into a breathtaking demon, Sian fantasized about seducing and spurning her, but she died before he could exact vengeance. Millennia later, a curse has amplified his hell-demon blood, transforming him into an unrecognizable monster--just as she's been reincarnated. He can retain his former appearance for only one hour a day. She never wanted to

Feb 18, 2017
A Viscount's Proposal by Dickerson, Melanie A Viscount's Proposal

Feb 18, 2017
Under thunderous skies - eight tales of China meeting non-China by Kojadinović, Miodrag, 1961- author. Under thunderous skies - eight tales of China meeting non-China

"A girl in Shanghai in high-heels holds a doomed rabbit at the bequest of a client in Germany. The consul of the Austro-Hungarian empire in Canton talks with his mistress about the future of their son. A Chinese man cleans up the fingerprints around his European boyfriend's body in an apartment in Macao. These unusual and intriguing stories of interactions between Chinese and non-Chinese are the work of author Miodrag Kojadinovic´, born in Serbia and for eight years a teacher of English in a rem

Feb 18, 2017
Two from the heart by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Two from the heart

Feb 18, 2017
Trysting by Pagano, Emmanuelle, author. Trysting

A collection of more than 300 vignettes that examine beguiling relationships between all genders and sexualities.

Feb 18, 2017
Trajectory / Stories by Russo, Richard, 1949- author. Trajectory / Stories

"In this pair of novellas and two stories, Russo's characters bear little similarity to the blue-collar citizens we're familiar with from most of his novels. In "Horseman," a tenured professor confronts a young plagiarist as well as her own weaknesses asthe Thanksgiving holiday approaches--"And after that, who knew?" In "Intervention," a realtor facing an ominous medical prognosis finds himself in his father's shadow while he presses forward, or not. In "Voice," a semi-retired English professor

Feb 18, 2017
To name those lost by Wilson, Rohan, author. To name those lost

Feb 18, 2017
Time's a-wastin' by Firmani, B. G., author. Time's a-wastin'

Feb 18, 2017
Threads of suspicion by Henderson, Dee, author. Threads of suspicion

Feb 18, 2017
The thing about love by James, Julie, 1974- author. The thing about love

"The New York Times bestselling author of Suddenly One Summer blows the covers of two FBI agents who can't hide who they are from each other... FBI agents Jessica Harlow and John Shepherd have a past. The former lawyer and cocky Army Ranger clashed during their training at Quantico and gladly went their separate ways after graduating from the Academy. Six years later, the last thing either of them expects is to be assigned to work as partners in a high-profile undercover sting. For both of the

Feb 18, 2017
The thief who couldn't sleep by Block, Lawrence. The thief who couldn't sleep

"Evan Tanner, a free-lance espionage operative for a top-secret government agency, finds himself caught in the middle of a revolution and a quest for a fortune in gold."--

Feb 18, 2017
There your heart lies - a novel by Gordon, Mary, 1949- author. There your heart lies - a novel

"From the award-winning, much loved writer: a deeply moving novel about an American woman's place during the Spanish Civil War, the lessons she took from it, and how her story will shape her granddaughter's path"--

Feb 18, 2017
Tanner's twelve swingers - an Evan Tanner novel by Block, Lawrence. Tanner's twelve swingers - an Evan Tanner novel

Spy Evan Tanner is in over his head when he agrees to help a lovesick friend find a lost love and encounters a motley crew of disaffected Eastern Europeans who dream about emigrating, and see Tanner as their ticket out.

Feb 18, 2017
Tanner's tiger - an Evan Tanner novel by Block, Lawrence. Tanner's tiger - an Evan Tanner novel

Feb 18, 2017
Tangled in Texas by Dell, Kari Lynn. Tangled in Texas

"Thirty-two seconds. That's how long it took for Delon Sanchez's life to end. One minute he was the best bronc rider in the Panhandle, and the next he was nothing. Knee shattered, future in question, all he can do is pull together the pieces...and wonder what cruel twist of fate has thrown him into the path of his ex, the oh-so-perfect Tori Patterson. Tori's finally come home, intent on escaping the public eye. It's just her luck that Delon limps into her physical therapy office, desperate for h

Feb 18, 2017
Sycamore - a novel by Chancellor, Bryn, author. Sycamore - a novel

"In the tradition of EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU, and with echoes of OLIVE KITTERIDGE, comes a stunning debut from Bryn Chancellor, an award-winning writer hailed as "amazing, sensitive, and thoughtful" by Kevin Wilson"--

Feb 18, 2017
The Sun King Conspiracy by Jǧo, Yves/ Lp̌ě, Denis/ Dyson, Sue (TRN) The Sun King Conspiracy

Feb 18, 2017
The stars are fire - a novel by Shreve, Anita, author. The stars are fire - a novel

"In October, 1947, after a summer-long drought, fires began near Bar Harbor and raced along the coast of Maine, ravaging two hundred thousand acres--the largest fire in Maine's history. In the southern part of the state, people were forced into the sea toescape the flames. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband Gene joins the volunteers fighting to bring the fire under control. Along with her best friend, Rosie, and Rosie's two young childr

Feb 18, 2017
The Standard Grand by Nicorvo, Jay Baron, author. The Standard Grand

"When an Army trucker goes AWOL before her third deployment, she ends up sleeping in Central Park. There, she meets a Vietnam vet and widower who inherited a tumbledown Borscht Belt resort. Converted into a halfway house for homeless veterans, the Standard--and its two thousand acres over the Marcellus Shale Formation--is coveted by a Houston-based multinational company. Toward what end, only a corporate executive knows. With three violent acts at its center--a mauling, a shooting, a mysterious

Feb 18, 2017
Spoils by Van Reet, Brian Spoils

Feb 18, 2017
Spells - A Novel Within Photographs by Rock, Peter Spells - A Novel Within Photographs

Feb 18, 2017
Some rise by sin - a novel by Caputo, Philip, author. Some rise by sin - a novel

Feb 18, 2017
Skitter - a novel by Boone, Ezekiel, author. Skitter - a novel

"Ezekiel Boone follows up his terrifying "apocalyptic extravaganza of doom and heroism" (Publishers Weekly) The Hatching with Skitter, the horrifying sequel in which the carnivorous spiders are running rampant--but for what's left of humanity, the worst is yet to come. Tens of millions of people around the world are dead. Half of China is a nuclear wasteland. Mysterious flesh-eating spiders are marching through Los Angeles, Oslo, Delhi, Rio de Janeiro, and countless other cities. According to s

Feb 18, 2017
A single spy by Christie, William, 1960- author. A single spy

""A single spy--in the right place and at the right moment--may change the course of history." Alexsi Ivanovich Smirnov, an orphan and a thief, has been living by his wits and surviving below the ever-watchful eye of the Soviet system until his luck finally runs out. In 1936, at the age of 16, Alexsi is caught by the NKVD and transported to Moscow. There, in the notorious headquarters of the secret police, he is given a choice: be trained and inserted as a spy into Nazi Germany under the identit

Feb 18, 2017
The shadow sister - Star's story by Riley, Lucinda, author. The shadow sister - Star's story

Feb 18, 2017
Setting free the bears by Irving, John, 1942- Setting free the bears

Feb 18, 2017
Scoop - a novel by Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966. Scoop - a novel

Feb 18, 2017
Sanctuary Island by Everett, Lily, author. Sanctuary Island

"When Ella's sister decides to reunite with their estranged mother, Ella goes along for the ride-- it's always been the two Preston girls against the world. But Sanctuary Island, a tiny refuge for wild horses tucked off the Atlantic coast, is more inviting than she ever imagined. And it holds more than one last opportunity to repair their broken family-- if Ella can open her carefully guarded heart, there is also the chance for new beginnings. Grady Wilkes is a handyman who can fix anything-- ex

Feb 18, 2017
Salt houses by Alyan, Hala, 1986- author. Salt houses

"From a dazzling new literary voice, a debut novel about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home...On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is up rooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Salma is

Feb 18, 2017
Saints for all occasions - a novel by Sullivan, J. Courtney, author. Saints for all occasions - a novel

"A sweeping novel about two sisters--one the matriarch of a boisterous Irish Catholic family, the other a cloistered nun, hidden from the world--and the secret that drove them apart"--

Feb 18, 2017
The rusted sun by Zimmer, Michael, 1955- author. The rusted sun

Half-frozen and nearly dead, Gil Ryan, who had lost everything he owned except for his mount and the clothes on his back rode into the little mountain town of Larkspur just ahead of a raging late-winter blizzard. But Gil had no way of knowing the surrounding Ensillado Basin was about to be plunged into a range war, or that the man who had murdered his brother the previous fall, was also in the Ensillado. Forced into a war he doesn't want he assembles a ragtag army of reluctant townspeople and

Feb 18, 2017
Running blind by Child, Lee. Running blind

Feb 18, 2017
The red hunter by Unger, Lisa, 1970- author. The red hunter

"In this explosive new thriller by New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger, a wronged woman becomes a vigilante seeking revenge on the men who destroyed her family"--

Feb 18, 2017
The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories by Lively, Penelope The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories

Feb 18, 2017
Proving Ground by Blauner, Peter Proving Ground

Feb 18, 2017
Private Gold by Patterson, James/ Mackenzie, Jassy (CON) Private Gold

Feb 18, 2017
Penance by Minato, Kanae, 1973- author. Penance

"The tense, chilling story of four women haunted by a childhood trauma. When they were children, Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko were tricked into separating from their friend Emili by a mysterious stranger. Then the unthinkable occurs: Emili is found murderedhours later. Sae, Maki, Akiko and Yuko weren't able to accurately describe the stranger's appearance to the police after the Emili's body was discovered. Asako, Emili's mother, curses the surviving girls, vowing that they will pay for her daught

Feb 18, 2017
Patty Jane's House of Curl - a novel by Landvik, Lorna, 1954- Patty Jane's House of Curl - a novel

Feb 18, 2017
Operation hell gate by Cerasini, Marc A., 1952- Operation hell gate

Within twenty-four hours a nightmare will be unleashed that could cause the death of untold millions and devastate a great nation. It's a plot being carried out by the unlikeliest of allies. A powerful mole within the deepest reaches of U.S. Intelligence has secretly conscripted the very criminals he's been charged with investigating -- former IRA terrorists, Latino and Asian gang members, Middle Eastern assassins and others -- creating one of the most insidious terrorist networks law enforcemen

Feb 18, 2017
Once in a Blue Moon Lodge by Landvik, Lorna Once in a Blue Moon Lodge

Feb 18, 2017
Ominous by Jackson, Lisa/ Bush, Nancy/ Noonan, Rosalind Ominous

Feb 18, 2017
A note yet unsung by Alexander, Tamera, author. A note yet unsung

A master violinist trained in Vienna, Rebekah Carrington manages to wheedle her way into an audition with the newly formed Nashville Philharmonic. But women are "far too fragile and frail" for the rigors of an orchestra, and Rebekah's hopes are dashed because the conductor bows to public opinion. Nationally acclaimed conductor Nathaniel Tate Whitcomb is Nashville's new orchestra leader, and despite a strange buzzing and recurring pain in his head, he is determined to finish composing his symphon

Feb 18, 2017
North of forsaken - a Roamer Western by Mayo, Matthew P., author. North of forsaken - a Roamer Western

On his way to visit his old mentor, Maple Jack, Roamer makes a brief supply stop in the raw, flyblown town of Forsaken, Wyoming. There he encounters a man from his past, who possesses the deed to a valuable ranch. The type of property people kill for. Roamer begrudgingly agrees to escort the young man and a shifty gold digger of a woman deep into the Bitterroot Mountains in search of the mysterious ranch. Fearing Roamer has met with disaster, Maple Jack tracks him into the mountains and joins in

Feb 18, 2017
No one can pronounce my name - a novel by Satyal, Rakesh, author. No one can pronounce my name - a novel

"In a suburb outside Cleveland, a community of Indian Americans has settled into lives that straddle the divide between Eastern and Western cultures. For some, America is a bewildering and alienating place where coworkers can't pronounce your name but will eagerly repeat the Sanskrit phrases from their yoga class. Harit, a lonely Indian immigrant in his mid-forties, lives with his mother who can no longer function after the death of Harit's sister, Swati. In a misguided attempt to keep both hims

Feb 18, 2017
No easy target by Johansen, Iris, author. No easy target

"When an enemy from her past threatens to return, Margaret Douglas must go on the run. But danger is in hot pursuit, and Margaret finds herself matching wits with a man who refuses to be stopped. Turning from the hunted to the hunter, Margaret must use everything she has to not only survive, but defeat evil and prove she's No Easy Target in this high-octane thriller"--

Feb 18, 2017
My not so perfect life - a novel by Kinsella, Sophie, author. My not so perfect life - a novel

"When Katie Brenner is fired from her dream job in advertising in London, she's desperate to get away from her mad boss Demeter, and her crush, Alex, who she thought shared her feelings of adoration but didn't. Seeking refuge, she goes home to her father's farm in Somerset to help make her stepmother's dream of turning their land into a glamping retreat come true. Applying her savvy marketing smarts, Katie masterminds a glamorous upscale resort. But when Demeter shows up unnannounced, with Alex

Feb 18, 2017
My favorite midlife crisis (yet) by Devens, Toby My favorite midlife crisis (yet)

Feb 18, 2017
My cat Yugoslavia - a novel by Statovci, Pajtim, author. My cat Yugoslavia - a novel

"Already an international sensation: a debut novel that tells a love story set in two countries in two radically different moments in time, bringing together a young man, his mother, a boa constrictor, and one capricious cat. In 1980s Yugoslavia, a youngMuslim girl is married off to a man she hardly knows, but what was meant to be a happy match goes quickly wrong. Soon thereafter her country is torn apart by war and she and her family flee. Years later, her son, Bekim, grows up a social outcast

Feb 18, 2017
Mr. X by Straub, Peter. Mr. X

Feb 18, 2017
Mother Land by Theroux, Paul Mother Land

Feb 18, 2017
The most beautiful woman in Florence - a story of Botticelli by Palombo, Alyssa, author. The most beautiful woman in Florence - a story of Botticelli

"A girl as beautiful as Simonetta Cattaneo never wants for marriage proposals in 15th Century Italy, but she jumps at the chance to marry Marco Vespucci. Marco is young, handsome and well-educated. Not to mention he is one of the powerful Medici family'sfavored circle. Even before her marriage with Marco is set, Simonetta is swept up into Lorenzo and Giuliano de' Medici's glittering circle of politicians, poets, artists, and philosophers. The men of Florence--most notably the rakish Giuliano de'

Feb 18, 2017
Miss Burma by Craig, Charmaine, author. Miss Burma

"A beautiful and poignant story of one family during the most violent and turbulent years of world history, Miss Burma is a powerful novel of love and war, colonialism and ethnicity, and the ties of blood. Miss Burma tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of Benny and Khin, husband and wife, and their daughter Louisa. After attending school in Calcutta, Benny settles in Rangoon, then part of the British Empire, and falls in love with Khin, a woman who is part of a long-persecuted

Feb 18, 2017
Men without women - stories by Murakami, Haruki, 1949- author. Men without women - stories

"A dazzling new collection of short stories--the first major new work of fiction from the beloved, internationally acclaimed, Haruki Murakami since his #1 best-selling Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and the Beatles, woven together to tell stories

Feb 18, 2017
Maybe it's you by Calvert, Candace, 1950- author. Maybe it's you

ER nurse Sloane Ferrell escaped her risky past-new name, zip code, job, and a fresh start. She's finally safe, if she avoids a paper trail and doesn't let people get too close. Like the hospital's too-smooth marketing man with his relentless campaign to plaster one "lucky" employee's face on freeway billboards. Micah Prescott's goal is to improve the Hope hospital image, but his role as a volunteer crisis responder is closer to his heart. The selfless work helps fill a void in his life left by f

Feb 18, 2017
Marathon by Freeman, Brian, 1963- author. Marathon

"On a rainy June morning, tens of thousands of people crowd into Duluth for the city's biggest annual event: the Duluth Marathon. Exhausted runners push to reach the finish line and spectators line the streets to cheer them on. Then, in a terrifying echoof the Boston bombing, there is an explosion along the race course, leaving many people dead and injured...Within minutes, Jonathan Stride, Serena Dial, and Maggie Bei are at work with the FBI to find the terrorists behind the tragedy. As social

Feb 18, 2017
The long dry by Jones, Cynan, 1975- author. The long dry

Feb 18, 2017
A line made by walking by Baume, Sara, author. A line made by walking

Feb 18, 2017
Lightwood by Post, Steph Lightwood

Feb 18, 2017
The light we lost by Santopolo, Jill, author. The light we lost

Feb 18, 2017
The leavers by Ko, Lisa, author. The leavers

"One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home. With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to care for him. He is eventually adopted by two white college professors who move him from the Bronx to a small town upstate. Set in New York and China, the Leavers is the story of how one boy comes into his own when everything he's loved has been taken away--and how a mother learns to live with

Feb 18, 2017
The Last Neanderthal by Cameron, Claire The Last Neanderthal

Feb 18, 2017
Invitation by Peretti, Frank E./ Hunt, Angela Elwell/ Myers, Bill/ Gansky, Alton Invitation

Feb 18, 2017
Into the Water by Hawkins, Paula Into the Water

Feb 18, 2017
Inside V by Priamos, Paula Inside V

Feb 18, 2017
I'd Die for You - And Other Lost Stories by Fitzgerald, F. Scott/ Daniel, Anne Margaret (EDT) I'd Die for You - And Other Lost Stories

Feb 18, 2017
I found you - a novel by Jewell, Lisa, author. I found you - a novel

Feb 18, 2017
House of Names by Toibin, Colm House of Names

Feb 18, 2017
High Stakes by Michaels, Fern High Stakes

Feb 18, 2017
Heat Storm by Castle, Richard Heat Storm

Feb 18, 2017
Hearts of Stone by Smith, Brad Hearts of Stone

Feb 18, 2017
Happy any day now by Devens, Toby. Happy any day now

Feb 18, 2017
Half of paradise - a novel by Burke, James Lee, 1936- Half of paradise - a novel

Toussaint Boudreaux, a black docker in New Orleans, puts up with his co-workers' racism because he has to, and moonlights as a prize-fighter in the hope of a better life - but the only break he gets lands him in penal servitude. J.P. Winfield, a hick with a gift for twelve-string guitar, finds his break into showbiz leads to the flipside of the American dream. Avery Broussard, descendant of an aristocratic French family, runs whiskey after what remains of his land is repossessed ... The interloc

Feb 18, 2017
Gumshoe for Two by Leininger, Rob Gumshoe for Two

Feb 18, 2017
The good assassin - a novel by Vidich, Paul, author. The good assassin - a novel

"Paul Vidich follows up his acclaimed debut spy thriller with a suspenseful tale of Cold War espionage set in 1950s Cuba, as foreign powers compete to influence the outcome of a revolution"--

Feb 18, 2017
Gone without a trace by Torjussen, Mary, author. Gone without a trace

"A jaw-dropping novel of psychological suspense that asks, If the love of your life disappeared without a trace, how far would you go to find out why? Hannah Monroe's boyfriend, Matt, is gone. His belongings have disappeared from their house. Every callshe ever made to him, every text she ever sent, every photo of him and any sign of him on social media have vanished. It's as though their last four years together never happened. As Hannah struggles to get through the next few days, with humili

Feb 18, 2017
Golden Prey by Sandford, John Golden Prey

Feb 18, 2017
The golden legend - a novel by Aslam, Nadeem, author. The golden legend - a novel

"A brave, timely, searingly beautiful novel from the acclaimed author of The Blind Man's Garden: set in contemporary Pakistan, the story of a Muslim widow and her Christian neighbors whose community is consumed by violent religious intolerance When shotsring out on the Grand Trunk Road, Nargis's life begins to crumble around her. Her husband, Massud--a fellow architect--is caught in the cross fire and dies before she can confess her greatest secret to him. Now under threat from a powerful milita

Feb 18, 2017
The girl who knew too much by Quick, Amanda, author. The girl who knew too much

"Amanda Quick, the bestselling author of 'Til Death Do Us Part, transports readers to 1930s California, where glamour and seduction spawn a multitude of sins

Feb 18, 2017
Girl in disguise by Macallister, Greer, author. Girl in disguise

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Feb 18, 2017
Ginny Moon by Ludwig, Benjamin Ginny Moon

Feb 18, 2017
The gift by Browning, Barbara, 1961- author. The gift

Feb 18, 2017
The Four Legendary Kingdoms by Reilly, Matthew The Four Legendary Kingdoms

Feb 18, 2017
The Forbidden Garden by Herrick, Ellen The Forbidden Garden

Feb 18, 2017
Flirtation walk by Mitchell, Siri L., 1969- author. Flirtation walk

"When a woman trying her best to be good meets a man determined to be anything but, can there be hope for love, or will two lonely hearts be condemned to casual flirtation?"--Back cover.

Feb 18, 2017
The Fixer by Dimon, HelenKay The Fixer

Feb 18, 2017
The fix by Baldacci, David, author. The fix

Feb 18, 2017
The Finishing School by Goodman, Joanna The Finishing School

Feb 18, 2017
Finding Gideon by Dickey, Eric Jerome, author. Finding Gideon

"A professional job turns personal for jet-setting contract killer Gideon in this sexy, thrilling page-turner by New York Timesbestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey. As a hit man from the time he was very young, money, women, and danger have always ruledGideon's life; but for the first time, the job is taking its toll. Neither Gideon nor the city of Buenos Aires has recovered from the mayhem caused during Gideon's last job. But before the dust has settled and the bodies have been buried, Gideon

Feb 18, 2017
Feast of sorrow - a novel of Ancient Rome by King, Crystal, author. Feast of sorrow - a novel of Ancient Rome

"Set amongst the scandal, wealth, and upstairs-downstairs politics of a Roman family, Crystal King's seminal debut features the man who inspired the world's oldest cookbook and the ambition that led to his destruction. On a blistering day in the twenty-sixth year of Augustus Caesar's reign, a young chef, Thrasius, is acquired for the exorbitant price of twenty thousand denarii. His purchaser is the infamous gourmet Marcus Gavius Apicius, wealthy beyond measure, obsessed with a taste for fine mea

Feb 18, 2017
Fast & loose by Woods, Stuart, author. Fast & loose

Feb 18, 2017
A family lexicon by Ginzburg, Natalia, author. A family lexicon

"Natalia Ginzburg, one of Italy's great writers, introduced A Family Lexicon, her most celebrated work, with an unusual disclaimer: "The places, events and people are all real. I have invented nothing. Every time that I have found myself inventing something in accordance with my old habits as a novelist, I have felt impelled at once to destroy everything thus invented." A Family Lexicon re-creates with extraordinary objectivity the small world of a family enduring some of the most difficult year

Feb 18, 2017
Falling Darkness by Harper, Karen Falling Darkness

Feb 18, 2017
The Fallen by Lustbader, Eric The Fallen

Feb 18, 2017
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Honeyman, Gail Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Feb 18, 2017
East of the sun by Gregson, Julia. East of the sun

Autumn 1928. Three young women are on their way to India, each with a new life in mind. Rose, a beautiful but nai¨ve bride-to-be, is anxious about leaving her family and marrying a man she hardly knows. Victoria, her bridesmaid couldn't be happier to getaway from her overbearing mother, and is determined to find herself a husband. And Viva, their inexperienced chaperone, is in search of the India of her childhood, ghosts from the past and freedom. Each of them has their own reason for leaving t

Feb 18, 2017
Don't let go by Burton, Jaci, author. Don't let go

Feb 18, 2017
A Dog|s Way Home by Cameron, W. Bruce A Dog|s Way Home

Feb 18, 2017
The dog who was there by Marasco, Ron, author. The dog who was there

"No one expected Barley to have an encounter with the Messiah. He was homeless, hungry, and struggling to survive in first century Jerusalem. Most surprisingly, he was a dog. But through Barley's eyes, the story of a teacher from Galilee comes alive in a way we've never experienced before. Barley's story begins in the home of a compassionate woodcarver and his wife who find Barley as an abandoned, nearly-drowned pup. Tales of a special teacher from Galilee are reaching their tiny village, but wh

Feb 18, 2017
The Dinner Party - Stories by Ferris, Joshua The Dinner Party - Stories

Feb 18, 2017
Detective Cross by Patterson, James Detective Cross

Feb 18, 2017
Deadmen Walking by Kenyon, Sherrilyn Deadmen Walking

Feb 18, 2017
Day Sonny died by Boyd, Simone Day Sonny died

Feb 18, 2017
Dark Asset by Magson, Adrian Dark Asset

Feb 18, 2017
The dare and the doctor by Noble, Kate, 1978- author. The dare and the doctor

Feb 18, 2017
A cool million ; The dream life of Balso Snell - two novels by West, Nathanael, 1903-1940. A cool million ; The dream life of Balso Snell - two novels

"Nathanael West was only thirty-seven when he died in 1940, but his depictions of the sometimes comic, sometimes horrifying aspects of the American scene rival those of William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor. A Cool Million, written in 1934, is a satiric Horatio Alger story set in the midst of the Depression. The Dream Life of Balso Snell (1931) was described by one critic as "a fantasy about some rather scatological adventures of the hero in the innards of the Trojan horse."--Publisher's websit

Feb 18, 2017
The Color of Our Sky by Trasi, Amita The Color of Our Sky

Feb 18, 2017
Close to home by Everett, Lily, author. Close to home

"When Tessa Alexander came to Sanctuary Island, she left behind a marriage to a man who didn't love her the way she loved him. When she finally found the strength to set them both free, she discovered friendship and self-acceptance in her adopted hometown. Now she's settled into a quiet life on her own--never expecting to see her husband again"--Back cover.

Feb 18, 2017
Checkpoint by Rufin, Jean-Christophe/ Anderson, Alison (TRN) Checkpoint

Feb 18, 2017
Change agent - a novel by Suarez, Daniel, 1964- author. Change agent - a novel

"On a crowded train platform, Interpol agent Kenneth Durand feels the sting of a needle-- and his transformation begins. In 2045 Kenneth Durand leads Interpol's most effective team against genetic crime, hunting down black market labs that perform "vanity edits" on human embryos for a price. These illegal procedures augment embryos in ways that are rapidly accelerating human evolution--preying on human-trafficking victims to experiment and advance their technology. With the worlds of genetic c

Feb 18, 2017
Celestial Mechanics - A Tale for a Mid-winter Night by Heat-Moon, William Least Celestial Mechanics - A Tale for a Mid-winter Night

Feb 18, 2017
Cave dwellers - a novel by Grant, Richard, 1952- author. Cave dwellers - a novel

"A gripping novel of historical espionage, about an eleventh-hour attempt by members of the German elite to unseat Adolf Hitler, and its endlessly complex consequences. In late 1937, the young lieutenant Oskar Langweil is recruited to this cause while attending a party at the lavish home of a baroness. A high-ranking officer in Germany's counter-intelligence agency, brings Oskar into the fold because of their mutual involvement in a patriotic youth league, and soon dispatches him to Washington,

Feb 18, 2017
Cathedral by DeMille, Nelson, author. Cathedral

St. Patrick's Day, New York City. Everyone is celebrating, but everyone is in for the shock of his life. Born into the heat and hatred of the Northern Ireland conflict, IRA man Brian Flynn has masterminded a brilliant terrorist act -- the seizure of Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Among his hostages: the woman Brian Flynn once loved, a former terrorist turned peace activist. Among his enemies: an Irish-American police lieutenant fighting against a traitor inside his own ranks and a shadowy British in

Feb 18, 2017
Catalina eddy - a novel in three decades by Pyne, Daniel, author. Catalina eddy - a novel in three decades

"Renowned Hollywood screenwriter Daniel Pyne returns with three inter-connected novellas of nasty crimes and nastier cops in Southern California. Dan Pyne returns with a collection of three novellas about SoCal's police underworld, each set in a different decade. Together, Pyne's novellas reflect the changing mores of California, illuminating the different crimes but unchanging human frailties of different times"--

Feb 18, 2017
Cake Time by Ju, Siel Cake Time

Feb 18, 2017
By the rivers of Babylon by DeMille, Nelson, author. By the rivers of Babylon

They were forced to meet by the rivers of Babylon ... In Israel, two Concorde jets take off for a UN conference that will finally bring peace to the Middle East. Covered by F-14 fighters, accompanied by security men, the planes carry warriors, pacifists, lovers, enemies, dignitaries - and a bomb planted by a terrorist mastermind. Suddenly they're forced to crash-land at an ancient desert site. Here, with only a handful of weapons, the men and women of the peace mission must make a desperate stan

Feb 18, 2017
Burntown - a novel by McMahon, Jennifer, 1968- author. Burntown - a novel

"Ashford, Vermont, might look like your typical sleepy New England college town, but to the shadowy residents who live among the remains of its abandoned mills and factories, it's known as "Burntown." Eva Sandeski, known as "Necco" on the street, hasbeen a part of this underworld for years, ever since the night her father Miles drowned in a flood that left her and her mother Lily homeless. A respected professor, Miles was also an inventor of fantastic machines, including one so secret that t

Feb 18, 2017
The Broken Road by Evans, Richard Paul The Broken Road

Feb 18, 2017
The Boy on the Bridge by Carey, M. R. The Boy on the Bridge

Feb 18, 2017
The best of Adam Sharp by Simsion, Graeme C, author. The best of Adam Sharp

"On the cusp of turning fifty, Adam Sharp likes his life. He's happy with his partner Claire, he excels in music trivia at quiz night at the local pub, he looks after his mother, and he does the occasional consulting job in IT. But he can never quite shake off his nostalgia for what might have been: his blazing affair more than twenty years ago with an intelligent and strong-willed actress named Angelina Brown who taught him for the first time what it means to find--and then lose--love. How diff

Feb 18, 2017
The beloved hope chest by Clipston, Amy, author. The beloved hope chest

"From bestselling author Amy Clipston, The Beloved Hope Chest peers into the life of Mattie Fisher as she shares a story of heartache and redemption with her three cherished daughters"--

Feb 18, 2017
Beauty and the wiener by Griffin, Casey (Novelist) Beauty and the wiener

Addison Turner has scripted a perfect future for herself, complete with a fairytale ending. She will become the name in doggie fashion design and live happily ever after with the husband of her dreams--and her dachshund, Princess, by her side. Just when her plan is on track and she's gaining recognition at the local dog show, Addison is hit with some Oscar-worthy drama. A group of prize-winning show dogs are stolen from under her nose, and she's stuck asking for help from Felix Vaughn, an infuri

Feb 18, 2017
Beartown - a novel by Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author. Beartown - a novel

"From the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry, and Britt-Marie Was Here, comes a poignant, charming novel about a forgotten town fractured by scandal, and the amateur hockey team that might just change everything. Winning a junior ice hockey championship might not mean a lot to the average person, but it means everything to the residents of Beartown, a community slowly being eaten alive by unemployment and the surrounding wilder

Feb 18, 2017
August by Paula, Romina, 1979- author. August

"Traveling home to rural Patagonia, a young woman grapples with herself as she makes the journey to scatter the ashes of her friend Andrea. Twenty-one-year-old Emilia might still be living, but she's jaded by her studies and discontent with her boyfriend,and apathetic toward the idea of moving on. Despite the admiration she receives for having relocated to Buenos Aires, in reality, cosmopolitanism and a career seem like empty scams. Instead, she finds her life pathetic. Once home, Emilia stays w

Feb 18, 2017
Anything is possible - fiction by Strout, Elizabeth, author. Anything is possible - fiction

Feb 18, 2017
Any day now by Carr, Robyn, author. Any day now

Feb 18, 2017
And then there was me - a novel of friendship, secrets and lies by Johnson, Sadeqa, author. And then there was me - a novel of friendship, secrets and lies

"Bea and Awilda have been best friends from the moment Awilda threw her fourteen year-old self across Bea's twin-sized bed as if they had known each other forever. Bubbly, adventurous Awilda taught sheltered, shy Bea how to dress, wear her hair and what to do with boys. She even introduced Bea to her husband, Lonnie, in college, who pledged to take good care of her for the rest of their lives. But philanderer Lonnie breaks that promise over and over again, leaving Bea to wrestle with her self-es

Feb 18, 2017
Always close to home by Eicher, Jerry S., author. Always close to home

"Twins Laura and Lydia Mast keep few secrets from each other, but even Laura doesn't know how great the ache Lydia holds in her heart ever since Laura started dating the charming John Yoder. When will it be Lydia's turn for love? Despite having a willing suitor in the vainglorious Wendell Kaufman, a man who once unsuccessfully pursued her sister, Lydia's attention is fixed on Milton Beiler. Milton hasn't paid Lydia the least bit of attention, and worse still, he's on rumspringa and conflicted ab

Feb 18, 2017
All the rivers - a novel by Rabinyan, Dorit, author. All the rivers - a novel

"One day, in the cold of early New York winter, a chance encounter brings two strangers together: Hilmi, a Palestinian born in Hebron, and an Israeli woman called Liat. A promising young translator, Liat plans to study in New York for six months and thenreturn home to Tel Aviv. Immediately drawn to the charismatic, passionate, and kind Hilmi, Liat decides that their connection will be -- can only be -- an affair, a short-lived but intense memento of her frozen winter away from home. But their pa

Feb 18, 2017
Against all odds - a novel by Steel, Danielle, author. Against all odds - a novel

"Against All Odds is the wise, moving new novel from Danielle Steel, whose many #1 New York Times bestselling tales have made her one of America's favorite authors"--

Feb 18, 2017
Adam's fall by Brown, Sandra, 1948- Adam's fall

Lilah Mason, a compassionate, dedicated physical therapist, is determined to help Adam, her toughest patient, even though he continually challenges her methods and authority, but in helping Adam win his battle, she is gradually losing her heart.

Feb 18, 2017
Humans, bow down by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Humans, bow down

The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices--they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human. And the robots aren't content--following the orders of their soulless leader, they're planning to conquer humanity's last refuge. With nothing left to lose, Six, a feisty, determined young woman whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a re

Feb 17, 2017
The weight of him - a novel by Rohan, Ethel, author. The weight of him - a novel

"At four hundred pounds, Billy Brennan can always count on food. From his earliest memories, he has loved food's colors, textures and tastes. The way flavors go off in his mouth. How food keeps his mind still and his bad feelings quiet. Food has always made everything better, until the day Billy's beloved son Michael takes his own life. Billy determines to make a difference in Michael's memory and undertakes a public weight-loss campaign, to raise money for suicide prevention--his first step in

Feb 16, 2017
The undesired by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, author. The undesired

"Aldis hates her job working in a juvenile detention center in rural Iceland. The boys are difficult, the owners are unpleasant, and there are mysterious noises at night. And then two of the boys go astray. Decades later, single father Odinn is looking into alleged abuse at the center. The more he finds out, though, the more it seems the odd events of the 1970s are linked to the accident that killed his ex-wife. Was her death something more sinister? Yrsa Sigurdardottir is a huge European bestse

Feb 16, 2017
Slow horses by Herron, Mick. Slow horses

Intelligence agent River Cartwright, after being banished from high-profile work for incompetence, suspects a prominant British journalist with ties to an extremist party of being behind the kidnapping of a Muslim teenager.

Feb 16, 2017
Shadowbahn by Erickson, Steve, author. Shadowbahn

"When the Twin Towers suddenly reappear in the Badlands of South Dakota, twenty years after their fall, nobody can explain their return...the towers seem to sing, even as everybody hears a different song. A rumor overtakes the throng that someone can be seen in the high windows of the southern structure. On the ninety-third floor, Jesse Presley, the stillborn twin of the most famous singer who ever lived, suddenly awakes, driven mad over the hours and days to come by a voice in his head that sou

Feb 16, 2017
Redeeming grace - Ruth's story by Smith, Jill Eileen, 1958- author. Redeeming grace - Ruth's story

When famine visits Bethlehem, Boaz holds out hope for rain while his relative Elimelech moves his wife Naomi and their sons to Moab. For a while, it appears the Lord is blessing Elimelech's family, and his sons marry two lovely Moabite women. But calamities strike, one after another, leaving Naomi alone in a foreign land with only her childless daughters-in-law for comfort. When news reaches Naomi that the famine in Bethlehem has lifted, only Ruth will hazard the journey to her mother-in-law's h

Feb 16, 2017
Mad Richard by Krueger, Lesley, author. Mad Richard

"A riveting story of talent and the price it exacts, set in a richly imagined Victorian England Called the most promising artist of his generation, handsome, modest, and affectionate, Richard Dadd rubbed shoulders with the great luminaries of the Victorian Age. He grew up along the Medway with Charles Dickens and studied at the Royal Academy Schools under the brilliant and eccentric J.M.W. Turner. Based on Dadd's tragic true story, Mad Richard follows the young artist as he develops his craft, c

Feb 16, 2017
Knottspeed - a love story by Johnson, Jeff, 1969- Knottspeed - a love story

"Enigmatic, charming, and brutally resourceful, Knottspeed is a man on a mission. He also happens to be dead, but the rumors of his demise have been slightly exaggerated—by the man himself as the key to his plan. Knottspeed is experiencing Big Love for the first time in his life, and his elaborately orchestrated plot to reunite with his beloved will profoundly affect everyone he meets, including a rudderless, alcoholic piano player; a wealthy, dispassionate doctor; and an amiable-but-desperate c

Feb 16, 2017
Gunmetal gray by Greaney, Mark, author. Gunmetal gray

After five years on the run Court Gentry is back on the inside at the CIA. But his first mission makes him wish he had stayed on the outs when a pair of Chinese agents try to take him down in Hong Kong. His hunt for answers takes him to his old friend, Donald Fitzroy, who is being held hostage by the Chinese. Fitzroy was contracted to find Fan Jiang, a former member of an ultra-secret computer warfare unit. The first two kill teams Fitzroy sent to find Fan have disappeared. Gentry's mission is t

Feb 16, 2017
The German by Hunt, James Patrick, 1964- author. The German

Feb 16, 2017
The fortunate ones - a novel by Umansky, Ellen M., author. The fortunate ones - a novel

One very special work of art--a Chaim Soutine painting--connects the lives and fates of two different women, generations apart, in a novel that moves from World War II Vienna to contemporary Los Angeles.

Feb 16, 2017
Earth as it is by Maher, Jan, author. Earth as it is

"Charlene (aka Charlie) Bader is one of society's least understood people--a heterosexual cross-dressing man. It's the 1930s in Texas when Charlie comes of age with urges he has struggled with since childhood and does not understand. After his new bride finds him wearing her own sexy lingerie and leaves him in disgust, he tries to move on. His efforts lead him to Chicago, where he stumbles on a community of cross-dressers and begins to attend their secret soirees. When Pearl Harbor is bombed, he

Feb 16, 2017
A divided spy by Cumming, Charles, 1971- author. A divided spy

"Thomas Kell thought he was done with spying. A former MI6 officer, he devoted his life to the Service, but it has left him with nothing but grief and a simmering anger against the Kremlin. Then Kell is offered an unexpected chance at revenge. Taking the law into his own hands, he embarks on a mission to recruit a top Russian spy who is in possession of a terrifying secret. As Kell tracks his man from Moscow to London, he finds himself in a high stakes game of cat and mouse in which it becomes i

Feb 16, 2017
The dark flood rises by Drabble, Margaret, 1939- author. The dark flood rises

"A ... mordant reckoning with mortality... Francesca Stubbs has a very full life. A highly regarded expert on housing for the elderly who is herself getting on in age, she drives restlessly round England, which is 'her last love'. She wants to 'see it all before she dies'. Amid the professional conferences she attends, she fits in visits to old friends, brings home-cooked dinners to her ex-husband, texts her son, who is grieving over the sudden death of his girlfriend, and drops in on her da

Feb 16, 2017
The bogus bondsman by Colt, Paul, author. The bogus bondsman

Feb 16, 2017
Be my Wolff - a novel by Richler, Emma, 1961- author. Be my Wolff - a novel

"Zachariah and Rachel Wolff are brother and sister. Well, not exactly. They are star-crossed lovers. Well, not exactly. Rachel is the cherished daughter born to a Russian family living in London, and Zachariah is her parents' adopted son, who arrived from the orphanage with one sweater, a head of rambunctious curls, and a dexterous set of fists, or fives, as he likes to call them. As children, they became as close as two people could be. But when they crossed this forbidden line, there was no go

Feb 16, 2017
August Snow by Jones, Stephen Mack, author. August Snow

"Tough, smart, and struggling to stay afloat, August Snow is the embodiment of Detroit. The son of an African American father and a Mexican mother, August grew up in Detroit's Mexicantown and joined the Detroit police only to be drummed out of the force by a conspiracy of corrupt cops and politicians. But August fought back; he took on the city and got himself a $12 million wrongful dismissal settlement that left him low on friends. He has just returned to the house he grew up in after a year aw

Feb 16, 2017
All that's left to tell by Lowe, Daniel, 1957- author. All that's left to tell

Every night, Marc Laurent, an American taken hostage in Pakistan, is bound and blindfolded. And every night, a woman he knows only as Josephine visits his cell. At first, her questions are mercenary: Is there anyone back home who will pay the ransom? But when Marc can offer no name, she asks him a question about his daughter that is even more terrifying than his captivity. And so begins a strange yet increasingly comforting ritual, in which Josephine and Marc tell each other stories. As these st

Feb 16, 2017